Abigayle Reese is a Grassroots Organizer with Friends of the Earth working to grow and engage our activist base in Minnesota. She is focused on the Line 3 pipeline and fighting environmental inequality. Prior to being on staff, Abigayle was an organizing fellow for 2 years in Minnesota and worked on various climate and racial issues. Abigayle grew up in South Dakota and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Marketing and Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies with a focus on Development from Concordia College. Abigayle has worked on many racial justice initiatives and competed on the Nationally recognized Concordia forensics team. When she is not organizing, she’s writing, playing the violin, hiking, and attempting to cook various recipes.